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A woman with a similar name to Liz Truss is having a whale of a time on Twitter - by responding to tweets from people who think she's the soon-to-be Prime Minister.

Liz Trussell, who joined the social network almost a decade ago and has barely posted, has the handle '@liztruss'.

She actually hadn't tweeted at all since 2018 - but returned to the internet after being bombarded by tweets incorrectly tagging her, instead of the future PM @trussliz.

One person wrote: "The next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is @LizTruss Congratulations to the candidate and now @10DowningStreet Prime Minister."

Trussell replied: "Thanks babe."

One person wrote: "I hope the Queen won't allow @Liztruss to form a government!"

To which Trussell responded: "She's gonna love me."

Someone else called out IRL Truss's apparent snub of Rishi Sunak, saying: "@liztruss demonstrates total absence of class by blanking Sunak when her win is announced."

Trussell replied: "Sorry I was in Nandos!"

Some tweeters said Trussell deserves free energy bills all winter for being such a good sport, others would prefer to see her made actual Prime Minister instead of the cheese-obsessive currently lined up for the top job.

The situation is an echo of the long-suffering John Lewis, who's just some guy who gets endless messages meant for the beloved high-street retailer.

Luckily, he saw the funny side in the same way Trussell has:

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